Friday, 8 October 2010

2 for the price of 1

As I have no internet or telephone at home for the next few days, I thought I would give you 2 songs today

Rock your baby - George McCrae

This was released in 1974 and brings back memories of hanging around the fair that used to come to Llandudno every summer, loitering around the big wheel and the waltzers.
Anyone else remember that? Well maybe not in Llandudno, but at another fair somewhere.
We thought we were so grown-up at 13/14 didn't we?

Next one:

Hotel California - The Eagles

This was released in 1977 and reminds me of my mis-spent youth in Llandudno, in the Old Hall. A disco (as it was then) that we used to go to. I think this was one of the first songs that I learnt all the words to. Isn't funny how once you start to think about things, the little things you remember -
a bottle of Pils (used to think that was so sophisticated and boy was it strong), the clothes and shoes we used to wear, how did I walk in those shoes! and last but not least the music and the dancing. I used to come off the dance floor sopping wet having danced my heart out - sometimes round a pile of handbags.
Don't the memories just come flooding back. I would love to hear yours.


Diane said...

We were sooo seperated at birth! George McCrae reminds me of my comprehensive school youth club and The Eagles were a big hit with my freind Pixie and I. I never sat down at the disco either - where did we get the energy? (and that is why we were so thin!!) Great Memories. xxxxx

Nearly 50 and trying to be Frugal .... said...

You are so right. Although I can't say that I was ever thin even though I danced and danced. I still do it sometimes now when an 'oldie' comes on the tele, my son looks at me as though I am mad or maybe senile!

Twiggy said...

I LOVE Hotel California, it reminds me of my first ahem weekend away with my boyfriend - I will say no more :)
Twiggy x

Kathy said...

Good choices! I loved the Eagles and had one of their L.P.s Whatever happened to L.P.s?
I remember dancing to Jean Jeannie by David Bowie at the hot sweaty discos of the seventies.
Love Kathy xxx

John Gray said...

I didnt know Llandudno in the seventies but I worked at Frith Beach in Prestatyn on the astroglide ( did you know it?)
good post